History & Methodology of Psychological Research

Maynooth University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    History & Methodology of Psychological Research

  • Host University

    Maynooth University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    History, Psychology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Co-Requisites: PS101, PS102, PS104

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Module Objective: To introduce the history and development of scientific research within psychology and to consider ethical, methodological and theoretical issues in modern psychology.
    Module Content: The history of psychology as a scientific research discipline. Introduction to the scientific method. Experimental design. Conceptual and ethical issues in psychological research and practice. Research and report writing in psychology.

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